[luatex] Babel

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu May 3 21:16:00 CEST 2012

On Wed, May 02, 2012 at 08:55:38AM +0200, Javier Bezos wrote:
> Hi all,
> Babel gets back on track and it is again actively maintained. The
> goals are mainly to fix bugs, to make it compatible with XeTeX and
> LuaTeX (as far as possible), and perhaps to add some minor new
> features (provided they are backward compatible).
> No attempt will be done to take full advantage of the features
> provided by XeTeX and LuaTeX, which would require a completely
> new core (as for example polyglossia or as part of LaTeX3).
> Your comments or suggestions (or questions!) are welcomed.

There is the issue with having to load hyphenation patterns on demand
with LuaTeX rather than dumping them in the format, and currently we
have to provide a patched hyphen.cfg for this to happen. See[1] for more
details. It would be helpful if this could get rid of the LuaTeX
specific hyphen.cfg.

[1] http://tug.org/svn/texhyphen/trunk/hyph-utf8/doc/luatex/hyph-utf8/luatex-hyphen.pdf?view=co


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